Training during and after the pandemic: what some feel may be the new norm

As we started 2020, the pandemic was just getting a grip on the world and it seemed as though everything was coming to a standstill. Most were confused with what the future looked like, and some were not even thinking…

3D technology and firefighter training

The global pandemic is generating changes to our daily lives that no one imagined could happen. One of the consequences of Covid-19 is the need to establish security measures to protect us from infection. Measures such as social distancing and…

Fire and Emergency Responder training during pandemic times and beyond

As a result of the pandemic, we have seen a ripple effect on the global economy affecting industries like Oil and Gas, Hospitality and supporting industries including safety training centres like ISTC. When the Covid-19 outbreak became apparent, back in…

Cross-over trainings: A unique approach to unifying the fire service

If all the fire service divisions within a fire department can combine their training, education, and experience, then it will strengthen the fire department as well as make fire service more effective within the industry as a whole. On June…

Realistic multi-agency training and exercising

Realistic training is an often-used phrase in the emergency services. Most would define this as training in an environment that looks and feels as close to that which the participant would experience if undertaking that activity ‘for real’. So why…

College’s training center offers real-world experiences

Katie Lorenz, a field medic with Austin-Travis County EMS, wades without hesitation into an onslaught of water. It comes up nearly to her waist and quickly overtakes her, the force pushing her down a concrete channel and to the edge…

Virtual reality technology is within fire department’s reach

New developments in technology have brought the capability for all fire departments to utilize immersive virtual reality. This equipment costs significantly less than what previous forms of virtual reality hardware cost, and has brought the technology within grasp of fire…

Leadership and Lifelong Learning for Officer Development

The competent fire officer must be guided in their decision-making by a combination of knowledge, skill, and experience. As a means to enhance experience and support professional development, fire service leaders should embrace the concept of Lifelong Learning. The modern…

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